The first catalogue to document and showcase Bruce Nauman's impressive installation, One Hundred Fish Fountain - 97 fish attached to a steel frame and connected to hoses and pumps to create the effect of the fish spewing out and sucking in water. Bruce Nauman has long been celebrated in the art world for his conceptual work in neon, film, performance and print-making and was selected as the American entry for the 2009 Venice Biennale.
Born in 1941 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Bruce Nauman has been recognized since the early 1970s as one of the most innovative and provocative of America's contemporary artists. Nauman finds inspiration in the activities, speech, and materials of everyday life and works in the diverse mediums of sculpture, video, film, printmaking, performance, and installation. Dr Veit Gorner, born in Munich in 1953, has been director of the kestnergesellschaft in Hannover since 2003. He lives in Hannover and Stuttgart.Gorner, has organised extensive solo exhibitions - often for the first time in Germany - with the following internationally renowned artists, among others: Gary Hume, Cindy Sherman, Miquel Barcelo, Fischli & Weiss, Anton Corbijn, Candida Hofer. Curator at the Kestnergesellschaft Hannover, Germany.